Stephen Shashoua

Stephen Shashoua, born in Canada and of Iraqi Jewish descent, has lived in London for the past seven years. With a professional background in education, he joined the Three Faiths Forum in 2004 and has been its Director since 2008.

Under Stephen’s leadership, the organization has become one of England’s largest interfaith organizations. He initiated the Forum’s award-winning programs targeting schools, university students and young professionals.

Through his work on the ground, his writing and lectures, Stephen continues to promote cross-cultural and interfaith dialogue.

Stephen is a Freeman of the City of London, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Co-Founder of Iraq in Common. The Jewish News recently named him one of the 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are making an impact on the UK Jewish Community.